Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending May 17, 2013


Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $175 $185 $150 $165 Boning (80-85% lean) $72 $80
350-400 $160 $175 $140 $150 Boning (high-yielding) $80 $88
400-450 $150 $160 $130 $145 Lean $63 $74
450-500 $143 $150 $130 $145 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $84 $98
500-550 $132 $147 $127 $140 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $92 $107
550-600 $132 $147 $127 $140
600-650 $130 $137 $120 $130 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,200 $1,600
650-700 $120 $130 $120 $130 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $950 $1,300
700-750 $115 $130 $110 $125 Sm/Mdm Replacements $850 $1,250
750-800 $110 $115 $105 $110 Mdm/Lg Replacements $700 $1,000
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year
under 600 lbs 10.1% -14.3%
over 600 lbs -4.4% -6.2%
Slaughter Cows 10.4% -30.3%
Rep. Females 19.3% 0.1%
Note: Steer and heifer prices are for medium and large frame, numbers 1-2.
1- Four Week Rolling Average
Source: USDA Agricultural Marketing Service

Futures Prices
Month Live Cattle Change* Feeder Cattle Change* Corn Change* Soybeans Change*
May 133.8 -1.57
Jun 119.55 -0.90
Jul 6.5275 +0.17 14.485 +0.49
Aug 118.675 -2.10 143.525 -3.10 13.785 +0.48
Sep 145.85 -2.97 5.56 +0.01 12.895 +0.35
Oct 122 -1.93 148.15 -2.60
Nov 149.3 -2.63 12.2825 +0.23
Dec 123.525 -2.15 5.195 -0.10
Jan 148.925 -2.60 12.3525 +0.23
Feb 124.8 -2.05
Mar 149.3 -1.70 5.3 -0.10 12.395 +0.21
Apr 126.325 -1.63 151 -1.00
Source: CME Group
Note: Cattle prices in $/cwt; Corn & Soybean prices in $/bu
*Change from last Friday’s close.

Feeder Calf Markets (price for M&L #1-2 steers)
750-800 lbs 500-550 lbs
Mississippi $112.50 $139.50
OKC $128.59 $151.50
Kentucky $126.77 $145.16
Joplin, MO $131.56 $144.39
Tulia, TX $129.75 NQ

Price and Production Summary
This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price
   Live $124.79 $126.22 $121.43
   Dressed $199.76 $202.74 $193.66
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $131.90 $132.04 $150.28
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $164.08 $165.96 $187.72
BBCV (weekly avg.)
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $207.49 $203.32 $191.45
   600-900 lb Select cutout $192.33 $190.55 $186.05
   Choice Rib Value $314.54 $299.61 $268.85
   Choice Chuck Value $163.41 $163.57 $160.32
Other Livestock Prices
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $90.22 $89.66 $83.11
   Pork Carcass Cutout $92.08 $88.34 $81.88
   Georgia Dock Broilers $104.53 $103.74 $93.49
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $218.50 $214.00 $174.50
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $55.00 $55.00 $55.50
Feed Prices ($/ton)
   Whole Cottonseed1 $300.00 $285.00 $255.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $315.00 $312.50 $267.50
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $510.00 $510.00 $535.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $210.00 $240.00 $150.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $460.10 $443.20 $420.00
   Wheat Midds1 $180.00 $185.00 $160.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $170.00 $185.00 $151.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $246.50 $250.00 $205.00
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $262.50 $262.50 $195.00
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $230.00 $235.00 $222.50
   Rice Bran5 $182.50 $182.50 $127.50
Meat Production (million lbs)
   Beef 507.3 492.9 496.4
   Pork 422.1 431.6 441.3
Slaughter (1,000 head)
   Cattle 652 631 641
   Hogs 2,035 2,078 2,113
   Broilers/Fryers 156,964 156,878 158,779
Avg. Dressed Weight
   Cattle 780 783 776
   Hogs 208 208 209
Source: USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
1-Memphis; 2-St. Louis; 3-Alabama; 4-E. Corn Belt; 5-Arkansas

Southeastern Fertilizer and Farm Diesel Prices
This Week Last Week Last Year Y-o-Y% Change
Liquid N (28% spread) $ 459.50 $ 444.50 $ 460.00 -0.1%
Ammonium Nitrate $ 510.00 $ 510.00 $ 530.00 -3.8%
13-13-13 $ 504.50 $ 507.50 $ 512.00 -1.5%
17-17-17 $ 599.00 $ 599.00 $ 596.50 0.4%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 652.50 $ 652.50 $ 624.00 4.6%
Potash $ 615.00 $ 615.00 $ 647.00 -4.9%
Lime $ 37.50 $ 37.50 $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.40 $ 3.41 $ 3.51 -3.0%
Source:  USDA- AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL
Fertilizer prices are $/ton, Diesel prices are $/gal for <1,000 gallons

Southeastern Hay Market Report
This Week Last Week
Good Premium Good Premium
Bermuda
4×5 Roll $80.00 $101.82 NQ $87.94
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ 100 NQ $100.00
Bahia
4×5 Roll NQ NQ NQ NQ
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $86.67 NQ NQ
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL
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